SIGINT (Signals Intelligence) – Intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT).
Electronic Interception, Communications Monitoring, and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) For Preppers and Patriots
October 20th to 21st, 2018
This is a two day class focused on the needs of the 3%er, survivalist, or prepper. It teaches the basics of intelligence versus information, electronic communications monitoring, signals intelligence (SIGINT), and open source intelligence (OSINT) in support of SIGINT. It has been my observation that these skills are important and needed. Until now instruction was unavailable in the 3%, survivalist, and prepper communities. This class has been developed to provide access to this valuable information, and help those who would like to learn. It is based upon my 30 years of experience in communications monitoring, and work in the electronics , radio communications, and security industries. It has been distilled into the essentials from the best military, private sector, and hobbyist sources. Much of the material is new and has never before been presented in one course, including my previous grid-down/down-grid communications classes.
The first day of class will be a course of instruction where the following topics will be taught and discussed:
- What is intelligence?
- Intelligence versus information.
- What is SIGINT, COMINT, ELINT,and OSINT, and how do they all work together.
- Legalities of civilian SIGINT.
- Area studies.
- What do you need? Equipment types and figuring out its selection for your area.
- Electronic interception, communications monitoring (low level voice intercept) and COMINT techniques.
- Setting up a listening post in different situations.
- Police scanners, communications receivers, SDRs, antennas, and other gear.
- Constructing an electronic order of battle for your area.
The second day of class will be a field exercise in which the techniques taught the previous day will be demonstrated, and students who have brought equipment will have the opportunity to engage in a monitoring exercise. A listening post will be set up, communications monitoring activity will be conducted, and further practical instruction provided.
Due to the intense, technical nature of this class, (I have a well-deserved reputation for giving a lot of material to students over the course of the class. Be prepared to take extensive notes.) enrollment size will be limited.
The cost for this two-day class will be at a discounted rate of $200 until August 31st, 2018 for any two immediate family members (spouse/child/sibling). After August 31st, the cost will increase to $250 provided slots remain available. Advance registration ends October 1st. After October 1st, the “at the door” price for any remaining slots will be $400. Group discounts are also available. Four or more get 10% off the total enrollment price. Eight or more get 20%. Email me firstname.lastname@example.org for the discount code.
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